3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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Spend three days discovering the secrets of Roman Britain and the stunning English Lake District on this small group tour from Edinburgh. Cross the border into England visiting the Victorian Spa town of Moffat en route and spend two nights in the tranquil surroundings of the Lakes. Includes 45 minute Cruise on Lake Windermere in the tour price.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Rabbies Trail Burners

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Edinburgh - Lake District

Stop At: Rabbie's

Check-in 15 mins prior to departure and meet with your driver guide.

Stop At: Aira Force

A lovely stone bridge crosses the fabulously flowing waterfalls.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Castlerigg Stone Circle

You then travel towards Keswick, stopping outside the town to visit the mysterious Castlerigg standing stones, thought to have been built over 5,000 years ago and once a lively hub of ancient pagan rituals. It’s like a miniature Stonehenge. Although you can decide whether it’s more beautiful.

Duration: 30 minutes

Day 2 Lake Windermere - Hawkshead - Wordsworth Memorial Daffodill Garden

Stop At: Lake Windermere

You can choose to wander the shores or put on your sailing hat and go for a cruise (45 minute island cruise included in tour price).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ullswater Lake

The second largest lake in the English Lake District is famous for its sublime, tranquil beauty.

Stop At: Hawkshead Grammar School

After lunch you travel around the southern tip of Windermere and on towards Coniston Water. Your next stop is the picturesque conservation village of Hawkshead, where the poet William Wordsworth attended Grammar School.

Duration: 30 minutes

Day 3 Whinlatter Pass - Honister Pass - Edinburgh

Stop At: Honister Slate Mine

Simply relax and enjoy the gorgeous views of the monumental mountains.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Derwentwater

This gorgeous location was used in Star Wars - The Force Awakens. But the lasers and spaceships seem a million miles away from this peaceful area.

Duration: 1 hour
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